Linking words help you to connect ideas and sentences when you speak or write English.
Linking Words and Phrases in English
Using linking or transition words that signpost your arguments can help to clarify your views and show the reader what to expect from certain paragraphs or sentences. These words give structure to the whole, helping you to organize your ideas and assist the reader in understanding them.
Linking Words for Essays | Images
Below is a handy list of words that are both useful and appropriate to academic language:
Other linking words to give an example or an illustration:
- In this case,
- In another case
- Take the case of
- To illustrate
- As an
- To take another example
- That is
- As shown by
- As illustrated by
- As expressed by